Can I play a musical instrument in my apartment?

Q) Can I play a musical instrument in my apartment?

A) As a general rule, musical instruments are not allowed to be played in multi-unit dwellings, such as apartments. Even if a rental contract does not specifically mention musical instruments, there is usually a clause that prohibits bringing any items that may cause noise and be a nuisance to neighbours. This clause generally applies to music...


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